Hospitality Properties Trust Announces Annual Meeting Results

June 13, 2019

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hospitality Properties Trust (Nasdaq: HPT) today announced the results of its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which was held today.

Donna D. Fraiche was re-elected as an Independent Trustee. The final tabulation of the percentage of shareholders’ votes cast for this Trustee is as follows:

   

Trustee

Percentage of Shares Voted For

Donna D. Fraiche 59.0%
 

Adam D. Portnoy was re-elected as a Managing Trustee. The final tabulation of the percentage of shareholders’ votes cast for this Trustee is as follows:

   

Trustee

Percentage of Shares Voted For

Adam D. Portnoy 57.8%
 

Shareholders approved a non-binding advisory resolution to approve the compensation of its named executive officers.

   

Proposal

Percentage of Shares Voted For

Resolution to Approve Executive Compensation 56.3%
 

Shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as RMR’s independent auditors to serve for the 2019 fiscal year. The final tabulation of the percentage of shareholders’ votes cast for this proposal is as follows:

   

Proposal

Percentage of Shares Voted For

Ratification of Independent Auditors 98.7%
 

Shareholders approved an amendment to the Company’s Declaration of Trust so that in a contested election Trustees are elected by a plurality of the votes cast by shareholders.

   

Proposal

Percentage of Shares Outstanding For

Plurality Vote in Contested Elections 76.3%
 

Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns a diverse portfolio of hotels and travel centers located in 45 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and Canada. HPT's properties are operated under long term management or lease agreements. HPT is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.

Katie Strohacker, Senior Director, Investor Relations
(617) 796-8232
www.hptreit.com

Source: Hospitality Properties Trust

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